Haaretz Weekly

From Haaretz – Israel's oldest daily newspaper – a weekly podcast in English on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World, hosted by Simon Spungin.

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/podcasts

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 151 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 20 hours 17 minutes

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episode 152: Haaretz Weekend: Kitchen coexistence, Dimona rapping and television nation


Host Simon Spungin is joined for an escapist episode by: Shany Littman, who talks about the soon-to-be-opened Culinary Institute of Israel and gastronomic appropriation; Shaina Oppenheimer tells us about an 18-year-old Black Israelite rapper from Dimona who faces deportation; and Adrian Hennigan on how Israel became the ‘television nation’ – and how to watch hit shows even if you don’t speak Hebrew. To submit a question for the Gideon Levy AMA, mail us at weekpod@haaretz.co.il. See omnystudio...


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episode 151: Ousted Netanyahu goes from savior to saboteur: Listen to Ravit Hecht and Anshel Pfeffer


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz’s Ravit Hecht and Anshel Pfeffer, the day after a coalition headed by Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid unseated Benjamin Netanyahu and brought his 12-year reign to an end. We discuss Netanyahu’s legacy, his farewell speech to the Knesset and his plans for the future – which, he insists, includes bringing down the new government. We also discuss the new coalition, its priorities and its chances of living to a ripe old age...


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episode 150: Haaretz Weekend: PM Bennett’s no brainer, ancient race wars and a Begin blockbuster


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Judy Maltz, Ruth Schuster, Ariel David and Adrian Hennigan for the inaugural episode of Haaretz Weekend. We discuss: The impact the new government will have on matters of state and religion in Israel; ancient atrocities, Judean eating habits and broken eggs; and a new biopic of Menachem Begin plus what it was like being back in a movie theater. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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episode 149: In his final days, Bibi unleashes his most toxic minions


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Anshel Pfeffer, Allison Kaplan Sommer, and Haaretz’s new political correspondent Michael Hauser Tov. We discuss what looks increasingly like Benjamin Netanyahu’s final days in office, the toxic minions he has unleashed to delegitimize the incoming government and the task facing the Naftali Bennett-Yair Lapid government – should it pass its final parliamentary hurdles. PLUS: Look out for the first episode of Haaretz Weekend, coming June 11. See omnystudio...


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episode 148: This reporter entered Gaza after the war – and saw the full might and force of Israel’s military. Listen


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz’s Amir Tibon and, from the Financial Times, Mehul Srivastava, who has just returned from a post-war visit to the Gaza Strip. What do 11 days of Israeli bombardments look like on the ground? Do the people of Gaza believe that Hamas won? And Amir tells us what it’s like living less than a mile from the Gaza border. PLUS: Starting June 11 – Haaretz Weekend. Follow us on Twitter: @spungin@amirtibon@MehulAtLarge See omnystudio...


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episode 147: After Gaza, an Israeli-Palestinian struggle for identity: LISTEN to Aluf Benn, Noa Landau and Anshel Pfeffer


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Aluf Benn, Noa Landau and Anshel Pfeffer to discuss the 15-day war between Israel and Gaza, the cease fire that ended it and the immediate implications for Israel, the region and the world. We ask: Is there any chance of meaningful change? What is the significance of the internecine violence between Jews and Palestinians inside Israel? And will ‘Bibi fatigue’ end the electoral impasse that has paralyzed the Israeli government for so long? See omnystudio...


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episode 146: Israel’s goalless war on Gaza and what John Oliver got right


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz senior intelligence analyst Yossi Melman and Haaretz.com’s tech editor, Omer Benjakob, to discuss the ongoing hostilities between Israel and Hamas. What, if any, were both sides hoping to achieve? What role has social media disinformation played in the conflict? And is there a way to avoid a repetition in the near future? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-05-20  26m
 
 

episode 145: How Israel can win and Hamas can’t lose: LISTEN to Amos Harel and Muhammad Shehada


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz's chief military analyst, Amos Harel, and Muhammad Shehada, a writer and civil society activist from the Gaza Strip...


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 2021-05-16  21m
 
 

episode 144: Israel's unwanted war: LISTEN to Anshel Pfeffer


In this breaking news episode, host Simon Spungin is joined by Anshel Pfeffer to discuss the deadly escalation between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip – and, perhaps more worryingly, inside Israel itself...


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 2021-05-12  13m
 
 

episode 143: Jerusalem, united in violence, marks bloody anniversary


Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz's Jerusalem correspondent, Nir Hasson, to discuss the violence that has left dozens injured in the capital. We also talk to Chaim Levinson [15:22] about ongoing efforts to form a government without Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party. PLUS: Judy Maltz [27:15] on Israel's decision to deport 70 members of the Black Hebrew Israelites - many of whom were born in the county. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-05-09  39m